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Iron ore hits a wall

After staging an impressive comeback from October's lows, the rally in iron ore prices seems to have run out of steam.

Fukushima was a blip; uranium fundamentals stronger than ever

The meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant last March had uranium investors fleeing for the exits. While the nuclear fuel used to make yellowcake had enjoyed something of a renaissance (after tanking in 2008-09 due to the financial crisis) in the runup to the earthquake and tsunami that rocked Japan, all that changed in the aftermath of the quake.

Forget gold, IRON ORE is the story of the decade

On the last day of Roundup, Vancouver's mining showcase, Sandy Chim CEO of Canada's Century Iron Mines, flashed a few slides about China, India and the iron ore market that would make gold bugs green with envy.

Ivanhoe Mines expects to maintain a majority of independent directors on the Ivanhoe board

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 27, 2012) - Ivanhoe Mines (TSX:IVN)(NYSE:IVN)(NASDAQ:IVN) Deputy Chairman Peter Meredith said today he expected the company's 14-member Board of Directors will continue to maintain a majority of independent directors, in accordance with the December 8, 2010, Heads of Agreement signed by Ivanhoe Mines and Rio Tinto.

Rio Tinto takes control of Ivanhoe, punters feel deflated

World number two miner Rio Tinto has taken a majority stake in Ivanhoe Mines, its partner on the massive Oyu Tolgoi project in Mongolia, purchasing a 51% interest. A favourite stock of punters, Ivanhoe surrendered 4% in Toronto on Tuesday.

A look inside the Fukushima containment vessel

Forty technicians were needed to create a 8.5 mm hole so an endoscope could be lowered inside the stricken Fukushima containament vessel. […]